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Translating What Is Known About Neurological Complications of Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery Into Action

Translating What Is Known About Neurological Complications of Coronary Artery Bypass Graft... EDITORIAL Translating What Is Known About Neurological Complications of Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery Into Action RANSLATION IS AN IMPORTANT BUZZWORD changes in memory and cognition and behavior after sur- these days. In medicine, the term has gery, and in many patients who are formally tested, cog- usually been used to describe the inter- nitive losses are noted soon after surgery. Patients who face between basic science and clinical have had past strokes and/or transient ischemic attacks T research. Another type of translation is to have a higher frequency of stroke after CABG than those use analyses of the results of clinical research and clini- without cerebrovascular symptoms. cal outcomes to define the management of patients in hospitals and clinics. The report in this issue of the What Is the Relation of Internal Carotid Artery Disease Archives by Li et al that describes the results of more to the Neurological Complications? than 4000 coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) proce- dures at 1 hospital provides an opportunity to review The risk of stroke during CABG is high in those patients what is known about the neurological complications of who have had past strokes and have symptomatic ca- elective coronary artery http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA Neurology American Medical Association

Translating What Is Known About Neurological Complications of Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery Into Action

JAMA Neurology , Volume 66 (9) – Sep 1, 2009

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Publisher
American Medical Association
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Copyright 2009 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.
ISSN
2168-6149
eISSN
2168-6157
DOI
10.1001/archneurol.2009.181
pmid
19752294
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EDITORIAL Translating What Is Known About Neurological Complications of Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery Into Action RANSLATION IS AN IMPORTANT BUZZWORD changes in memory and cognition and behavior after sur- these days. In medicine, the term has gery, and in many patients who are formally tested, cog- usually been used to describe the inter- nitive losses are noted soon after surgery. Patients who face between basic science and clinical have had past strokes and/or transient ischemic attacks T research. Another type of translation is to have a higher frequency of stroke after CABG than those use analyses of the results of clinical research and clini- without cerebrovascular symptoms. cal outcomes to define the management of patients in hospitals and clinics. The report in this issue of the What Is the Relation of Internal Carotid Artery Disease Archives by Li et al that describes the results of more to the Neurological Complications? than 4000 coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) proce- dures at 1 hospital provides an opportunity to review The risk of stroke during CABG is high in those patients what is known about the neurological complications of who have had past strokes and have symptomatic ca- elective coronary artery

Journal

JAMA NeurologyAmerican Medical Association

Published: Sep 1, 2009

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